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Latitude: 51.4998 / 51°29'59"N
Longitude: -0.8737 / 0°52'25"W
OS Eastings: 478276
OS Northings: 178469
OS Grid: SU782784
Mapcode National: GBR C56.V8K
Mapcode Global: VHDWN.SKZN
Entry Name: Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 26 January 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1155023
English Heritage Legacy ID: 41363
Location: Wargrave, Wokingham, RG10
Civil Parish: Wargrave
Built-Up Area: Wargrave
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire
Church of England Parish: Wargrave with Knowl Hill
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
WARGRAVE STATION ROAD
16/5 Church of St. Mary
Parish Church. Originally C13 but was burnt down in 1914 reputedly by
suffragettes with the exception of the west tower of 1635, the walls and
north doorway. Rebuilt 1916 by W. Fellowes Prynne. Flint walls with
stone dressings part rendered on north, brick tower, gabled tiled roof.
5 bay nave, chancel, north transept and organ chamber, south arcade and
and aisle with chapel. Tower is 3 stages, brick plinth with stone capping,
moulded stone strings, parapet, octagonal corner buttresses of chequer
flint and brick with strings carried round and stone ball finials. A
west doorway in a brick arched opening, at the south east corner a
staircase to the ringing chamber. Windows with intersecting tracery,
altered. The north door in the nave is Norman of 2 orders with chevroned
shafts, caps, large roll inner moulding and scalloped outer moulding. On
the north wall are remains of Norman arcading. The font is C15 made from
chalk and restored early C20. Some floor slabs remain.
V.C.H. Vol. III p.195. B.O.E. (Berkshire) p.257.
Listing NGR: SU7827678469
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